Tammy Peterson with her husband Jordan and her friend Queenie Yu, by her side. Tammy Peterson was confirmed in front of a packed Holy Rosary Church in Toronto at the Easter Vigil Mass on March 30. She joined 11 catechumens who were confirmed and three who were baptized. (Sheila Nonato photos)

Tammy Peterson confirmed in front of fellow parishioners at Toronto Catholic Church

By Sheila Nonato TORONTO- Canadian podcaster and cancer survivor Tammy Maureen Peterson stood with eight other catechumens and their sponsors Saturday night in front of a packed crowd of hundreds of fellow parishioners at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in midtown Toronto where three were baptized and 12 were confirmed as Roman Catholics. Peterson received the...

Boxes of mifepristone, the first pill given in a chemical abortion, are pictured in a Jan. 13, 2023, photo.OSV News photo/Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters

Mail-order abortion pills sourced in Toronto

A Canadian non-profit has become a major player in the drive to help women “self-administer abortion at home” through the distribution of abortion pills by mail, all below the radar of Health Canada. Women on Web moved its operations from the Netherlands to a head office on Toronto’s Yonge Street in 2016 and claims to...

Emma Venusio skates through a Team USA defender as a member of Team Canada. The student at Toronto’s Bishop Allen Academy captained Team Canada to a bronze medal at the recent World U-18 championships in Switzerland.Photo courtesy Hockey Canada

Toronto high school student leads Team Canada to U-18 bronze

The Bishop Allen Academy cafeteria buzzed with an energy and enthusiasm earlier this month that went well beyond usual teenage boisterousness. Students and staff at this Catholic secondary school in Toronto fervently cheered as they watched one of their own, twelfth-grader Emma Venusio, captain Team Canada to bronze at the 2024 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World...

Archbishop of Toronto Frank Leo

Bishop Francis Leo is installed as Archbishop of Toronto at St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica in Toronto, March 25, 2023. (Michael Swan)

Francis Leo installed as Archbishop of Toronto

By Peter Stockland His Grace Francis Leo offered up gratitude to Christ as he was made Archbishop of Toronto at today’s Mass in a packed St. Michael’s Cathedral Basilica that was equally filled with the spirit of the Annunciation. “The most important thing is gratefulness to Jesus Christ … gratitude for our salvation, for the...

Cardinal Collins and Bishop Leo

Cardinal Collins retirement to be filled by Montreal’s Bishop Leo

Cardinal Collins retirement to be filled by Montreal’s Bishop Leo

On hearing that Montreal Bishop Frank Leo would succeed him as Archbishop of Toronto, Cardinal Thomas Collins immediately thought of Toronto’s first bishop, Michael Power. At a parish feast day Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes, downtown Toronto, Collins reminded the congregation how Toronto’s first bishop also came from Montreal and was also, as a...

Scroll to top
Skip to content